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Reuben Keith LAWLESS

Regimental number737
Place of birthSale, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Grace Lawless, The Heart, Sale, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26.8
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 20), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matthew and Grace LAWLESS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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